14 Jul, 2021

Personal Assistant 6 hours per week LS20 for 17 year old male

£9.43 hourly
  • Leeds Centre For Integrated Living
  • Leeds LS20, UK
Part time & Casual Care Charity, Not for Profit and Social Enterprise

Job Description/Duties

Job Title: Personal Assistant

Hours Per Week: 6hrs per week (additional hrs per week until September 2021)

Hourly rate: £9.43 per hour

Location: At home in LS20 and in the local community


Are you interested in supporting a young person in the home and with accessing the community? Can you spare 6 hours a week to support a young person with accessing the community and building their independence skills?

If so, this is a great opportunity to earn money, enhance your CV and build experience for your career in the public/ health/ care sector.

A is a chatty and friendly 17 year old, with a good sense of humour. He has a variety of interests, including skateboarding, mountain biking, and crafts, which he would like to do with a PA. This will allow him to build his confidence, social and independence skills out of his home.

One of the key roles of the PA would be to support A to grow in confidence when interacting with members of the public and peers. A’s PA needs to be happy to join in with his playfulness and energy, and be confident in their ability to step back and spot signs that A’s arousal levels are increasing, and support A to use strategies that help him feel calmer.

The ideal candidate is compassionate, reliable and conscientious with a good sense of humour, they should be happy working on their own and part of a team and willing to go the extra mile. You should be friendly and approachable, sensitive, flexible and fun!

What are the duties?

  • Support in accessing the community for fun activities, including museum trips, skateboarding and mountain biking
  • Spending down-time at home doing independent tasks, like crafts or making art.
  • Support to source and access interest and hobbies
  • Supporting the learning of new skills

 Essential Requirements:

  • An understanding and previous experience with ASC & ADHD and de-escalation techniques
  • Flexibility towards planned activities
  • Patience and tolerance to A’s interests and habits.
  • Full clean driving licence and vehicle desirable (mileage reimbursed)

Any relevant experience will be considered if the skills can be applied to this role.

What we can offer:

  • Supportive and pleasant home environment
  • Comprehensive package of paid training
  • Flexible work schedule
  • £9.43 per hour, plus holiday pay etc.

If this is the role for you, please apply via UKCIL and the full job description will be sent to you.

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